Creating and using collections


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Creating and using collections

Generally speaking, you'll organize your photos by folder. I generally use the concept of a photo shoot, which is loosely defined as a group of images that I feel belong together. That might just be a brief outing to capture a few images around the house, or it might be an extended trip. In any event, that folder structure becomes the basic organizational tool for my images. However, in some cases, I might want to identify a different grouping of images. Images that belong together, but that are stored in a particular folder with other images.

For example, let's assume that I frequently photograph subjects in New York City and I'd like to group together my favorite images of New York City. Those images might be scattered across a large number of folders, but I can create a virtual folder to contain just the images that I want to group together in that New York City group. That calls for a collection, which you can sort of think of as a virtual folder. It's ...

Creating and using collections
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Creating and using collections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Getting Started with Lightroom 4

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